Ess



[es] /ɛs/

noun
1.
the letter S, s.
2.
something shaped like an S :
The road wound among the mountains in great esses.
1.
a suffix forming distinctively feminine nouns:
countess; goddess; lioness.
suffix
1.
indicating a female: waitress, lioness

fem. suffix, from French -esse, from Late Latin -issa, from Greek -issa (cognate with Old English fem. agent suffix -icge); rare in classical Greek but more common later, in diakonissa “deaconess” and other Church terms picked up by Latin.

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